Tuesday, January 7, 2014

To My Sister Julia On Her 21st Birthday


Not a day,week,or year has gone by that I don't think of you. You have always and will always be close to my heart.

    You were so young when I ran away, and there are many times where I wish I had tried to take you with me. 
I realize that wouldn't have been possible because you were so young at the time,but I would have if I could. PLEASE know that!

Now as you have reached the 'age of majority' both according to Canada AND the U.S., I would like to extend myself to you and offer you a place to live with my daughters and I in our home.
   We don't have much, but we are family and I want you to know how much I miss and pray for you and I REALLY want you to know that you are welcome here ANY TIME, day or night.

(And no,I am NOT living with anyone as the gossip suggests)
There isn't anyone in this world that can force you to stay where you are....not anyone. 
Let them get mad,let them try and convince you otherwise, but you're an adult and are allowed to choose where you live. Even if your father says 'no'. There are MANY that are able to help you leave if that is what you choose to do.

I hate the fact that in order to even try and communicate with you I have to write in such a public manner,but this is the only sure way of knowing that you  receive my message.

The 'Contact Me' button is connected to my private email to which I am the ONLY one that has access to. So feel free to write me at any time.
My phone number is also listed in the phone book.

I love you Julia and I hope that you have an awesome 21st birthday today!

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Happy New Year 2014!

  I have to admit that 2013 was probably one of the worst years I've ever had. When there are so many lies flying around about you, it's hard to keep calm,cool and collected....But we've made it! 

My daughters and I had an awesome New Year's Eve with someone special,and it couldn't have been more perfect. We ate til we couldn't eat anymore, then watched a couple of hours of a tv series that's becoming quite the popular one these days. (Not sure if I can say their name in here or not lol )

My black lab Oakley also had puppies two weeks ago so things haven't been boring in any way since then!

Something has been bugging me tho as I read some of my friends' status updates on Facebook,and I feel the need to rant a little so bear with me.

If you look at society today and all the New Years 'resolutions', you see how people think we need to fast from this or that for one month, lose x amount of weight, stop this or that bad habit....whatever happened to just doing the right thing now...ALL the time?!? 

Why must we use January 1st as our starting point? 
We WILL fail at various points in our walk, it's inevitable...we're human.
Don't wait til 'next January' to pick up and go again....Do it now!

 Anywho....that's my shpeel for today! 

Hope your 2014 will go as good as I hope mine will!  :-)